Saturday, July 28, 2007

The Week in Alcohol

Now you just stay here, and ol' Buckie'll be back before you can say "blast off!"
A NASA investigation found that astronauts were often drunk on takeoff

Maybe if they'd just called it "Ol' Yeller"
Disney Studios backed out of a product tie-in with Costco for their new animated film Ratatouille: Ratatouille Chardonnay.

Extra! Pot smokers drink lousy beer as well
A study published by the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) claimed either that people who abuse malt liquor also tend to abuse pot; or that people who abuse pot tend towards cheap malt liquor as their beverage of choice (coverage is unclear).

We didn't know she was gonna go out Accused carjacker, Courtney Love wannabee and failed actress Lindsay Lohan is back in rehab following her latest arrest for drunk driving and possession of cocaine. Meanwhile, the makers of her infamous alcohol-monitoring anklet admitted that the device effectively monitors alcohol consumption only within 50 feet of it's base station, in this case, at Lohan's home.

90% of them couldn't distinguish Lindsay Lohan from Nicole Ritchie, either According to a test conducted for the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, people who were more likely to pronounce wine from a screwcapped bottle "corked" noticed no such problem when the wine was served to them blind.

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